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Old 01-06-2011, 03:17 PM
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Default News on updates for WP7 and the MS CES Keynotes details...

Great Summary by Paul Thurrott of the MS opening Keynotes announcements, with a comparison to Apple:

http://www.winsupersite.com/article/...medium=twitter

Not being an apple user, I think MS have really turned the corner - yes they were noticeably absent on any real Tablet OS announcements, but the money/investment they are showing in WP7 is great, and as Joe Bellifore keeps saying, User experience is King!

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Official Update info on MS WP7 website re: coming updates:

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsphon...ry-update.aspx

- Improvements to app and game loading times and overall performance +++
- Improvements to Marketplace - it can be quite clunky. +++
- the promised copy + paste +

Anything more than this will have to wait until the rumoured Mango major update anticipated before mid-year....

Now they just need to announce certification for WP7 on expandable storage!

2011 is bigger and better for WP7 for sure
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Old 01-06-2011, 03:22 PM
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PS can an admin pls delete my other news on updates (titled in error WP&) as this supersedes it. Ta.
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More details on the upcoming WP7 update - with Cnet interviews and anandtech tests:

http://www.anandtech.com/show/4108/u...nd-paste-cdma-

Performance Improvement App Load Time Difference
Bejweled 16.9 seconds
Fruit Ninja 6.2 seconds
ilomilo 5.1 seconds
Xbox Live Extras 8.2 seconds

Basically GFX intensive apps get the most gain / reduced load times. Web based/intensive apps will see the least change.

Sweet.

http://ces.cnet.com/8301-32254_1-20027850-283.html

All these changes without any need for apps to be recoded or amended. MS are being very conservative apparently on the update timing - as this is a "first" for their new OS and they don't wan't to see any negative impact to take up or User experience.

Hence no firm time-frame ex CES.
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Video of side-by-side game loading improvements with the forthcoming MS WP& update....
with some serious MS discussion of memory management etc.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_u81...embedded#at=69
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